Amblydromalus rapax

Ferragut, Francisco, Moraes, Gilberto Jose & Navia, Denise, 2011, Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) of the Dominican Republic, with a re-definition of the genus Typhloseiopsis De Leon, Zootaxa 2997, pp. 37-53: 38

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.201690

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Amblydromalus rapax
status

 

Amblydromalus rapax  ( De Leon)

Amblyseius (Typhlodromalus) rapax De Leon, 1965 a  : 125 Amblyseius rapax  .— Moraes et al., 1994: 213.

Typhlodromalus rapax  .— De Leon, 1967: 22; Moraes et al., 2000: 252.

Specimens examined. Jarabacoa (Cordillera Central), 30 -IX- 2008, one female on Cecropia peltata  L. ( Cecropiaceae  ); six females and two males on Inga vera Willdenow (Leguminosae)  . Manabao (Cordillera Central), 30 -IX- 2008, one female and one male on Ocotea leucoxylon (Swartz) Lanessan  ( Lauraceae  ).

Remarks. This species has previously been recorded from Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Marie Galante, México, Perú and Trinidad-Tobago. The measurements of five adult females collected are similar to those of the holotype, except for the longer macrosetae on leg IV, similarly to specimens collected in Marie-Galante by Moraes et al. (2000). The average measurements for the females collected are: dorsal shield, 295 µm long (266–310) and 172 wide (168–176); ventrianal shield, 100 µm long (95–105) and 51 wide (46–54). Setae j 1: 23 (22–24), j 3: 36 (35–38), j 4, j 5: 7 (7–8), j 6, J 2: 10 (10–11), J 5: 9 (9–10), z 2: 11 (10–11), z 4: 10 (10–11), z 5: 6, Z 1: 11 (10–11), Z 4: 10 (8–11), Z 5: 74 (71–78), s 4: 66 (64–68), S 2: 12 (11–12), S 4: 11 (10–11), S 5: 10 (9–10), r 3: 17 (16–18), R 1: 8, Sge I: 42, Sge II: 34 (33–34), Sge III: 38 (36–39), Sge IV: 74 (71–76), Sti IV: 44 (42–47), St IV: 91 (88–94).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Amblydromalus

Loc

Amblydromalus rapax

Ferragut, Francisco, Moraes, Gilberto Jose & Navia, Denise 2011

2011
Loc

Amblyseius (Typhlodromalus) rapax

Moraes 1994: 213De 1965: 125

1994
Loc

Typhlodromalus rapax

Moraes 2000: 252
De 1967: 22

1967